Definition of brickfielder in English:

brickfielder

noun

Australian
  • A hot, dry north wind, typically accompanied by dust.

    ‘there'll be a brickfielder in from the north in four or five hours’
    • ‘When caught by a brickfielder in Sydney, I gladly fled by train to the orange groves.’
    • ‘The brickfielder has even insinuated itself between the leaves of his books.’
    • ‘There had suddenly sprung up a "Brickfielder", that dreaded wind, which may be considered one of the worst plagues of Sydney.’
    • ‘Another brickfielder sandblasts the tent.’
    • ‘He was told a “brickfielder” was brewing.’

Origin

Early 19th century: from the name of Brickfield Hill, the site (now part of central Sydney) of a former brickworks, associated with dust.

Pronunciation

brickfielder

/ˈbrɪkfiːldə/